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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
You probably already have a Google Drive account. Why not figure out the best ways teachers are using Google Drive in education right now?

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Rui Guimarães Lima
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Mrs. Hardin's curator insight, September 20, 2013 9:45 AM

Great suggestions for incorporating the features of Google Drive!

Debbie Kemp-Jackson's curator insight, September 25, 2013 1:07 PM

Love Google Drive- works well with writing class. Fewer papers to take home.

Cecilia Bullough's curator insight, February 26, 2014 12:15 PM

Ways to use Google Drive

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ICTs & The Jigsaw Exercise

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Jigsaw exercises are a staple ingredient in any constructivist pedagogy. They are exercises designed to foster collaboration. The basic exercise is as follows. Imagine a group which is researching,...
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The role of Chess in modern education

The role of Chess in modern education | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
According to Murray, Chess originated at the end of sixth century in India. The game was different then, elephants replacing the present day rooks and peasants replacing pawns. The "firzan" now kno...
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5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Sure, games can teach gravity or supply and demand, but can they show us how to build a good argument? The following five games do just that by modeling the work of argumentation. Best of all, they approach the subject critically, showing the myriad uses for persuasion and how it's always political.
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Oscar Week Special: 7 Teaching Resources on Film Literacy

Oscar Week Special: 7 Teaching Resources on Film Literacy | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Explore a collection of seven online resources for teachers and parents who are interested in teaching film literacy.
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Tech It Up Tuesday: Sunday Funnies for the Classroom

Tech It Up Tuesday: Sunday Funnies for the Classroom | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Time for the next tech-isode in my new “Tech It Up Tuesday” series in which I will share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the educational setting. Regardless if i...
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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.
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A 'digital dark age' could help us let go of the past

A 'digital dark age' could help us let go of the past | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Vint Cerf may be right and digital obsolescence is inevitable, but maybe for some of us that’s a good thing
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a useful debating topic!

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Tynker- Teach Kids Coding Through Puzzles and Interactive Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tynker- Teach Kids Coding Through Puzzles and Interactive Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. However, the LMS can be an obstacle to letting students take their work with them while connecting to the greater world.
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Games, Interactivity and Gamification for Learning

This session introduces, defines, and describes the concept of gamification, games for learning and interactivity. Kapp will dissect critical elements of games…
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Why Some Teachers May Question ‘New’ Education Trends

Why Some Teachers May Question ‘New’ Education Trends | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Many teachers are tired of cycles of education reform that come with new trendy ideas about how they should do their job. What does all the hype look like from the perspective of teachers?
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Technology is here to stay, but it's all about trial and error!

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Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories? | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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A useful overview of learning Theories

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Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal

Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
A joint study on game-playing in K-12 has found that educational game developers could improve the learning impact by making a few changes.
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7 Terrific Chrome Apps for Science Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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6 Reasons Why Everyone Loves Moodle 2.8

6 Reasons Why Everyone Loves Moodle 2.8 | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Learn what features developers and users are raving about in Moodle 2.8.

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Should Schools Still Teach Cursive?

Should Schools Still Teach Cursive? | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The decline in teaching cursive handwriting, the rise of the keyboard, and the introduction of the Common Core State Standards that do not require children to know cursive all question its relevance. Passionate advocates claim that cursive is a cultural tradition with cognitive and academic benefits that must be preserved, while some teachers and handwriting experts say the decline of cursive is natural, and it should be allowed to morph into a print/cursive hybrid, or bow out altogether.
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We really need to think deeply before messing with reading and writing too much!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Try Vialogues to Build Discussions Around Videos

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Video: How to add a file as a link to a text area in Moodle

Video: How to add a file as a link to a text area in Moodle | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Here’s a quick video by Brian Tittl which illustrates how to add and link to a file through any text area in Moodle (in a web page, label, or course description). An easy way to add new files to any where you can add text in Moodle (if you don’t just want to add it as a resource in a Topic).

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7 (and a half) Steps to Flatten Your Classroom (connectivity and engagement)

You can connect your classroom to the world! Using the methods I've learned over the past 9 years, I share how you can do just this. Starting in 2006 when I co…

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The OQLF's latest target: English board games

The OQLF's latest target: English board games | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The Game of Life is usually fairly simple — unless, it seems, you're the owner of a store specializing in board games that does business
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s sad story!

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Interactive Creative Writing Games and Gizmos

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Interactive Creative writing games
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How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning

How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Game-based learning has become synonymous with educational video games in some circles, but low-tech games have been used with great success in classrooms for a while. In fact, games that don’t require costly technology have a lot to offer the intrepid educator both as a learning tool and an education mindset, according to game-based learning advocates.
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